Gail Simone

Red Sonja 1 (July 2013)

Thank goodness Dynamite hired Gail Simone to write Red Sonja. She does such a wonderful job bringing the female perspective to the character. The result is a surprisingly deep, subtle story, full of great characterization. Oh, wait, no. It’s a piece of crap. I think the worst part has to be how Sonja talks to […]


Batgirl 3 (January 2012)

Even after a terrible opening–Simone finishes her cliffhanger without a proper recap, I still don’t know what happened or why–Batgirl starts to recover. And it does so against some substantial odds. Besides the weak open, Syaf can’t draw regular people. He’s a fine superhero artist, but when he’s got to do two people talking, it […]